Attention, eye tracking and schizophrenia.

@article{Acker1978AttentionET,
  title={Attention, eye tracking and schizophrenia.},
  author={William Acker and Brian Toone},
  journal={The British journal of social and clinical psychology},
  year={1978},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          173-81
        }
}
  • W. Acker, B. Toone
  • Published 1 June 1978
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The British journal of social and clinical psychology
Two experiments are reported. The first experiment successfully replicated the finding that Smooth Pursuit Eye-Tracking(SPET) performance recorded using electronsystagmographic techniques statistically differentiates between groups of clinically diagnosed shizophrenic patients and normal controls. Ratings taken of spontaneous patient behaviour during testing indicated that behaviour which on a priori grounds was thought to preclude optimum attention to eye tracking was related to greater… 
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